Wild Mushroom Tart with Basil Cashew Cream

I don’t often impress myself with a meal.  I ho-hum and receive the praise of others graciously, but more often than not, I think I could have done something better. That is not the case with this recipe!  It was an amalgamation of a non-vegan Mushroom Tart recipe on epicurious, and a recipe for Basil Cashew Continue Reading …

Cherry Oatmeal Muffins

The cherries at the Vancouver Farmer’s Market this week were incredible!  I had  to use them to make a delectable morning morsel to highlight their peak ripeness.  I found a recipe that wasn’t vegan, and made it vegan and healthier, and it worked out (!)…it doesn’t always.  The almond extract is a sweet compliment to Continue Reading …

Vegan BBQ Series | Grilled Marinated Tempeh with Summer Vegetables

I finally got my own barbeque, and I am happier than a pig in sh*t!  I purchased the Weber 100 from Home Depot for $149.  It was easy to assemble and heats up in mere minutes.  Grilling vegetables is such a fabulous way to enjoy the season’s harvests, and I find the simpler, the better Continue Reading …

Rainbow Chard & Garlic Scapes

Picked up some BEAUTIFUL rainbow chard from SOLEfood at the  Vancouver Farmer’s Market the other day  (among other tasty delights) along with some garlic scapes from another vendor and this is what I did with them…